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FOX Business
Aug 24, 2013 8:00pm EDT
technology. but they're getting around that with the boats. tucson has wonderful technologies, but all it does is presses them to other points. and now the new point of entry now is texas. the rio grande valley, the immigration flow has 55%. without a national strategy and plan to dix state where we put those resources we're going to continue to throw money at the problem without a real solution. >> and your proposal, this administration, to be clear, has rolled back 287g, the co-op prative legislation that authorized regulation, that authorizes cooperation between the immigration authorities, the border patrol, and local law enforcement. this administration wants no part of it. your law, your bill, would encourage that cooperation. what has been the reaction? >> local law enforcement are force multiplier. the ones down the border have a valuable role to play. the border sheriffs endorse my bill, they support it, because it gives -- this bill gives them a voice as stakeholders as to what the national strategy is going to be and what the implementation plan is going to be along with the
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 1:00am PDT
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FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. targettemp technology delivers a consistent, therapeutic cold to stop pain and start healing. new thermacare® cold wraps. a better way to treat pain. reinforced with scratch- resistant glass and a unibody made kevlar strong. okay google now. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this labor day, don't invest in a mattress until you visit a sleep number store. once you experience it, there's no going back. oh, yeah! at our biggest sale of the year, every bed is on sale. queen mattresses now start at just $599. and save an incredible 40% on our limited edition memory foam mattress sets. only at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. but you had to leave rightce to now, would you go? world, man: 'oh i can't go tonight' woman: 'i can't.' hero : that's what expedia asked me. host: book the flight but you have to go right now. hero: (laughs) and i just go? this is for real right? this is for real? i always said one day i'd go to china, just never thought it'd be today. ann
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm EDT
for work? automation and technology make it so that in fact we need fewer human hands in a bunch of arenas where we used to so that means we have to think about work quite differently and about the society needs for the contribution. and i think that we will have our best chance at getting to some of those changes if we have a really fully multiracial, multi justice movement and that is explicit about race and the way that gordon has mentioned that engages everybody that has a stake in taking their racial order a part. the changing demographics of america present such an opportunity for us. we are coming into a period that we can redefine what it means to be american because for too long that has been a title that has been captured and owned by white folks. and many of us that have been here for 200, 300 years, since the very beginning since before there were white folks, you know, it really is not feeling like we were american. we were the other. so we are in a moment where we are getting ready to actually calotte back and own what it means to be american and i think from that will come a
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 10:00pm PDT
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FOX Business
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
announcing he is heading a coalition of technology companies with the noble aim of giving internet access to the 5 billion people on this planet who have yet to go online. he said the web is in the simple part of life. everyone deserves to be connected with it and live in norway, nicaragua, or bolivia. philanthropy or a bid to create more facebook users. could be both. one not. up next republicans and democrats at odds over much more than policy. in the "chalk talk" we will show you differences, every day preferences on display differences between republicans and democrats, conservatives and liberals. it's for real. were coming right back. ♪ lou: i don't know about you, but i get tired of people saying we ought to watch the two parties work together. there is not any real difference between democrats and republicans, they ought to be able to move ahead. well, not so easy. especially after looking at in new studies out, talking about the differences between republicans and democrats, one group loves to tax and spend, the other, for lower taxes and fewer regulations, smaller government. b
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
documents are. reports are they are able to asemmable them because they know how to use the technology. there is nobody supervising them apparently. they are storing it here. they are storing it there. it's not difficult to do it. but, a lot of liberal people say that manning, his lawyers today, he didn't mean it he just wanted to expose wrongdoing. you know, the usual lament of intent. and the intent obviously that the government has a responsibility i want to see if you agree with this. it's not that manning is a threat to society now, i mean, the guy is probably a narrow do well, it's just that you have to send a message to everybody in the armed forces and everybody in the nsa and the fbi and the cia and every place else if you steal secrets, and give them to the enemy, in a time of war, because we are in a war on terror, you are going to be punished harshly and i didn't think this punishment was harsh enough. >> again, first of all i agree with you. it was against the law what he did. they don't have a whistle blower exception this national security stuff. if you are a private arm
CBS
Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
1963 the economy has changed. the twin forces of technology and global competition have sub tract those jobs that once provided a foothold into the middle class. reduced the bargaining power of american workers. and our politics have suffered, entrenched interests, those who benefit from an unjust statusco, resisted any government efforts to give working families a fair deal. parceling an army of lobbyists and opinion makers to argue that minimum-wage increases or stronger labor laws or taxes on the wealthy without could afford it just to fund crumbling schools, that all these things violated sound economic principleses. we would be told that growing inequality was the price for a growing economy. a measure of a free market. that greed was good and compassion ineffective. that those without jobs or health care had only themselves to blame. and then there were those elected officials who found it useful to practice the old politics of division, doing their best to convince middle class americans of a great untruth. that government was somehow itself to blame for their growing economic in
FOX Business
Aug 22, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. soothing words. thank you for being here. facebook co announcing he is heading a coalition of technology companies with the noble aim of giving internet access to t 5 billion people on this planet who have yet to go online. he said the web is in the simple part of life. everyone deserves to be connected with it and live in norway, nicaragua, or bolivia. philanthropy or a bid to create more facebook users coulbe both. one not. up next republicans and democratst odds over much more than policy. in the "chalk talk" we will show you differences, every day preferences on display differences between republicans and democrats, conservatives and liberals. it's for real. were coming right back. ♪ any last requests mr. baldwin? do you mind grabbing my phone and opening the capital one purchase eraser? i need to redeem some venture miles before my demise. okay. it's easy to erase any recent travel expense i want. just pick that flight right there. mmm hmmm. give it a few taps, and...it's taken care of. this is pretty easy, and i see it works on hotels too. you bet. now if you like that, press the
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
within the u.s. and also filters domestic phone calls made with internet technology, but that's not all. according to newly declassified documents, the nsa was rebuked in 2011 by a secret court for collecting thousands of e-mails from americans. the agency admits those e-mails had absolutely no connection whatsoever to terrorism. here's why the story is so critically important. number one, nsa officials admitted to the journal that the systems' reach is so broad domestic communications are more likely to be intercepted than foreign ones. number two, this proves that the government's ability to spy on you and your neighbors is greater than we've all been led to believe. and number three, chalk this up as yet another piece of evidence that the self-proclaimed most transparent administration in history is anything but. joining me now with reaction to all of this is former bush senior advisor and fox news contributor karl rove. so, karl, welcome. i have to say, looking at the history of the american people's reaction to these revelations since edward snowden made them, i think most american
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
-- >> as a matter of fact, if you look at the timetables -- >> they think they have the technology to make sure these folkings are safe? >> they already have the technology to do that. these cruise missiles could launch from 1,500 miles away. that's not the issue. it's clear then, wherever those u.n. inspectors are, which probably would be pretty close to regime targets, that those are not going to be the targets. if, in fact, those air strikes begin within the next couple of days. which is what we're hearing. >> all right. jim miklaszewski at the pentagon. it's going to be a long holiday weekend, thank you, sir. >>> with lawmakers on reset till next week, mostly bit players in the drama surrounding syria. joining me now, democratic member of the armed services committee. senator, i want to begin with the fact that you've got democratic colleagues from connecticut, john larson on the house side, longtime member of house leadership there. your senate colleague, chris murphy. all believing that congress should play a larger role. not just consultation, but a larger role. what say you? >> i say th
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
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MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
on americans. this is a technological problem. >> it's a big problem. you can't break the constitution. that's what they're doing. so the nsa is out there saying we didn't do anything wrong. you can trust us. look at recently how many claims we have heard that as it turns out are absolutely false. for instance, officials claim no data was being collected on americans. that absolutely false. officials claimed the spying was limited simply to people overseas. remember the "f" if fisa, foreign, that's false. the president has said the more americans learn about it, the more comfortable they will be. that's false as well. can you really trust the government to tell us what's going on? so far, according to the judge and the court, no. >> two things i'd like to point out. i talked to somebody who is involved with the nsa and yesterday because i wanted to get some clarification on this. and who hasn't been involved since 2008 but was involved in the summer in july when george bush was president, when the fisa amendment was passed to enhance the collection ability of the nsa and the senate approved
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
and maintaining our technological upgradinge are not our roads and our bridges and our transportation systems in our infrastructure, all things that we can afford to do right now and should be doing right now and would put people to work right now -- if we don't do those things, then 20 years from now, already years from now, we will have fallen further and further behind. when we get back to washington, when congress gets back to washington, this is going to be a major debate. this is the same debate we have been having for the last two years. the difference is now the ready coming down here what we should be thinking about is how do we grow an economy so that we are creating a thriving middle class and more ladders of opportunity for those who are willing to work hard to get into the middle class. and my position is going to be that we can have a budget that is sensible, that is not spent on programs that don't work, but it does spend wisely on those things that will help ordinary people succeed. all right? good. -- it is a general mental the turn. this gentleman right here has had his hand
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. [ male annouer ] let's go places. but let's be ready. ♪ let's do our homework. ♪ let's look out for each other. let's look both ways before crossing. ♪ let's remember what's important. let's be optimistic. but just in case -- let's be ready. let'go places, safely. >> bill: war with syria. because that country recently used poison gas to kill civilians, president obama is compelled -- compelled -- to take strong action against the assad regime because he had promised to do so, but what will he do, and when will he do it? joining us, james rosen. rosen, what have you found out for us? >> here at the state department i learned that tomorrow, thursday, we're expecting to see members of congress briefed by the obama administration on the evidence they have, the intelligence they have collected, from israel and other sources, proving that the syrian regime did indeed use chemical weapons and kill upwards of 1,000 people on aug
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
. the task will not be easy. since 1963, the economy has changed. the twin forces of technology and global competition has subtracted those jobs that once provided a foothold into the middle class, reduce the bargaining power of american workers. our politics has suffered. entrenched interests, those who benefit from an unjust status quo, resisted any government efforts to give working families a fair deal. an army of lobbyists argued that minimum wage increases or stronger labor laws or taxes on the wealthy who could afford just to fund public schools but all these things violated sound economic principles -- that all the things violated sound economic principles. we have been told that growing inequality was a price for a growing economy. the measure of a free market. that greed was good, and compassion ineffective, and those without jobs or health care had only themselves to blame. then there were those elected officials who found it useful to practice the old politics of division, doing the best to convince middle-class americans of a great untruth, that government was somehow itself t
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
. but not just any cold. i only use new thermacare® cold wraps. targettemp technology delivers a consistent, therapeutic cold to stop pain and start healing. new thermacare® cold wraps. a better way to treat pain. >>> welcome back. women have always paid more than men for health insurance, but a new guideline in obamacare would change that. you like this story. >> let's see how it ends. many argue since women's health costs are higher and they live longer, they should continue to pay more. joining us, chairman of urology. women should pay more? >> it's not bias. i'm not saying this as a man, but i think that they are using the system a lot more than we are. so they go through a lot of prevent differenpre prevent difference screening, they give birth, pap smears. 70% of health care decisions are made by women. it's the women that bring the guys that say go get screened. >> but shouldn't that earn us a discount, that we're responsible for getting our men to come to the doctor? and what about the fact that women because they do all this preve preventive care maybe their health issues cost les
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
that process is underway and has been underway and will continue moving forward. you said russia technologies that chemical weapons were used. a spokesman for cameron said -- and putin said they did not have evidence that chemical weapons use had been taking place. you to the past indications that the use of chemical weapons on august 21 was acknowledged broadly by nations around the world, including russia and iran. i do not see that statement. but it comes to this particular matter and that conflict in as muche have not seen cooperation from russia as we and many nations would like, but on the statement i do not have response because i have not seen it. >> at the moment [indiscernible] i do not have a schedule for you. obviously, the g-20 is being used in sync peter sure, russia host nation. as you know, we decided against a bilateral summit in moscow with president putin. >> would it be bilateral? >> i do not have a schedule of what our meetings look like. we are going to st. petersburg for the g-20. >> thank you. do you know if in his include thes americans who are believed to be held by
NBC
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
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CNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm EDT
the economy has changed. the twin forces of technology and global competition have subtracted those jobs that once provide foot hold into the middle class. reduced the bargaining power of american workers. our politics has suffered. entrenched interests, those who benefit from an unjust status quo resisted any government efforts to give working families a fair deal. martialing an army of lobbyists and opinion makers to argue that taxes on the wealthy who could afford just to fund crumbling schools that all these things violated sound economic principles. we be told that growing inequality was a price for a growing economy. a measure of a free market. that greed was good. and compassion ineffective. and those without jobs or health care had only themselves to blame. then there were those elected officials who found it useful to practice the old politics of division, doing their best to convince middle class americans of a great untruth that government was somehow itself to blame for their growing economic insecurity. that distant bureaucrats were taking their hard earned dollars to benefi
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
costs and lengthen lives. nor can we stop investing in science and technology to train our young people of all races for the jobs of tomorrow. and to act on what we learned about our bodies, our businesses, and our climate. we must push open those stubborn gates. we cannot be discouraged by a supreme court decision that said we don't need this critical provision in the voting rights act because, look at the states. it made it harder for african-americans and hispanics and students and the elderly and the infirmed and poor working folks to vote. what do you know? they showed up, stood in line for hours and voted anyway. so obviously we don't need any kind of law. [ applause ] but a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon. we must open those stubborn gates. and let us not forget that while racial divides persist and must not be denied, the whole american landscape is littered with the lost dreams and dashed hopes of people of all races. and the great irony of the current moment is that the future has never brimmed with more possibilities. it has never
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
and lengthen lives. nor can we stop investing in science and technology to train our young people of all races for the jobs of tomorrow, and to act on what we learned about our bodies, our businesses, and our climate. we must push open those stubborn gates. we cannot be discouraged by a supreme court decision. >> the landscape is littered with dashed dreams and lost hopes of all races. the ironry is the future never brimmed with more possibilities. it has never burned brighter in what we could become. if we push open those stubborn gates. and if we do it together. the choice remains as it was on that distant summer day 50 years ago, cooperate and thrive or fight with each other and fall behind. we should all thank god for dr. king and john lewis, and all those who gave us a dream to guide us, a dream they made for like our founders with their lives, their fortunes, their sacred honor. and we thank them for reminding us that america is always becoming, always on a journey, and we all, every single citizen among us, have to run our lap. god bless them,ed , and god bles america. >> of course, for
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 10:30am EDT
about race relationship. talk about the revolution and communication. the revolution and technology. what are we going to do when the cold war is over? what about the social red -- revolution. not just the issue of race and gender. but the issue of ethnicity. how are we going to figure out how to look at ourselves as people rather than as card board stereo types of different populations that we have embedded in our brain. and so i went to nancy and i said to her, nancy, i really love this book. nobody read it. and grandmother stayed alive to tbsh -- finish it. i think we have to go to the publisher, really plead with the publisher to give us the copyright back, so that we can in fact reissue this in a way that americans moderate means can benefit from it. nancy immediately said yes. for that, i am eternally grateful. because then i went president clinton, and i said, mr. president, you know i love this book. will you read it? i want you to -- will write introduction. he looked at me -- it didn't take three second he said i've read the book, when do you want introduction? he cleared
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. martha: the obama administration is saying it's ready to act against syria if the president gives the green light for that action after declaring there is undeniable evidence syria launched a chemical attack against people. but nor mccain is warning this situation he believes cannot be solved with a single missile attack alone. >> if the united states stands by and doesn't take serious action, not just launching some cruise missiles. our credibility in the world is diminishes even more if there is any left. martha: john bolton joins me now. former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. it feels like we are on the brink of something here. what it's going to be, we don't know. >> the president is going to use military force. having drawn this red line in the heat of the 2012 election campaign. then 5 or 6 months ago
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
of technology and global competition have subtracted those jobs that once provided a foothold into the middle class. reduced the bargaining power of american workers. our politics has suffered. entrenched interests, those who benefit from an unjust status quo resisted any government efforts to give working families a fair deal, marshaling an army of lobbyists and opinion makers to argue that minimum wage increases or stronger labor laws or taxes on the wealthy who could afford it to fund crumbbling schools, that all these things violated sound economic principles. we would be told that growing inequality was a price for a growing economy. a measure of the free market. that greed was good and compassion ineffective. those without jobs or health care had only themselves to blame. then there were those elected officials who found it useful to practice the old politics of division, doing their best to convince middle class americans of a great untruth, that government was somehow itself to blame foe their growing economic insecurity, that bureaucrats were taking their hard earn dollars to benefit
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
't be everywhere at one time. one of the things we have found that works pretty well is to leverage technology to reach out to literally 100,000 people on a given evening. but this is a supplement and not a replacement for face-to-face meetings. i represented the people of my state for a longtime. they know me. i think i know them pretty wellment but it always pays to go -- to listen and to learn and to make sure that you are on the right track. so we are using every means possible to do that. >> we know you are busy so thank you for making time to visit with us. great to see you, senator. >> great to be with you. >> most members are going back home during august and they are holding town halls or tele town halls to get feedback from constituents. we want to hear from you. did your senator have a meeting of any kind? if so did you attend? if not did you complain? tweet your answers to at shannon bream and you will get your answers read on air later this hour. >>> firefighters in yosemite national park have their hands full again today with the wildfire that has grown to the size of the entire
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
in science and technology to train our young people of all races for the jobs of tomorrow and to act on what we learn about our bodies, our businesses, and our climate. we must push open those stubborn gates. we cannot be discouraged by a supreme court decision that said we don't need this critical provision of the voting rights act because look at the states. it made it harder for african-americans and hispanics and students and the elderly and the infirm and poor working folks to vote. what do you know? they showed up, stood in line for hours, and voted anyway, so obviously we don't need any kind of law. but a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon. we must open those stubborn gates and let us not forget that while racial divides persist and must not be denied, the whole american landscape is littered with the lost dreams and dashed hopes of people of all races. and the great irony of the current moment is that the future has never brimmed with more possibilities. it has never burned brighter in what we could become if we push open those stubborn gate
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
ourselves. the task will not be easy. since 1963 the economy's changed. the twin forces of technology and global competition have subtracted those jobs that once provided a foothold into the middle class, reduced the bargaining power of american workers. and our politics has suffered. entrenched interests, those who benefit from an unjust status quo resisted any government efforts to give working families a fair deal, marshaling an army of lobbyists to argue that stronger labor laws or taxes on the wealthy who could afford it just to fund crumbling schools, that all these things violated sound economic principles. we'd be told that growing inequality was a price for a growing economy. a measure of the free market. that greed was good and compassion ineffective. and those without jobs or health care had only themselves to blame. then there were those elected officials who found it useful to practice the old politics of division, doing their best to convince middle-class americans of a great untruth, that government was somehow itself to blame for their growing economic insecurity. that
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
march encouraged other people to do the same thing. secondly the technological change from satellite to television and video screens and sophisticated sound systems have made marchs more accessible just more feasible. you see this cascading number of marchs to the point where -- martin luther king historian said the type has been debased by repetition. host: obviously a significant difference as we have listened to a number of oral histories. the organizational work it took to put this march together with more than 250,000, that was of course well before e-mail and twitter and other social media. this is truly a grassroots efforts. lot as changed in terms of technology. has that impacted the value of these marchs? guest: certainly the value has been has beened considerably. king's speech was carried by the satellite to nations around the world and broadcast live the only three broadcast networks. today it would take an enormous event to get that kind of attention. the technology is there to spread your message. people attention span various reasons has been so changed you really ha
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am EDT
with technology innovation to help lower costs, so he's coming here to spotlight the kinds of things he's talking about in terms of how colleges can lower their costs and yet still maintain a good education. so he'll start here and then he'll go to a high school in syracuse where he'll also talk to students who are about to enter college and their parents who are about to pay for it. this is all part of a larger strategy based on what he calls his middle class program, and over the past several weeks he's given several speeches on different aspects of this program. he talked about jobs in one city, infrastructure in another city, housing in yet another city. he says it's education that he says is the key to the middle class. we're a knowledge many economy. if you're a college graduate, you've got a better chance of entering that knowledge economy and making more of an income. and on top of that, you know, basically he was on vacation last week, now he's getting back to the real grind, and we're heading into september where we're going to be looking at a lot of budget fights. the fiscal year ends
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT
, the latest on air traffic technology with gerald billingham, director of the issues with the government accountability office. that plus your calls live on washington journal at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. next, google's vice president meghan smith talks about teaching science and engineering and how educators might change their curriculum to make the fields more enticing for students hosted by the american association for the advancement of science this, is 45 minutes.
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